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Lake County Board of Commissioners Support Jewish Federation of Cleveland

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, May 19, 2023– Lake County Commissioners attended the “2023 Public Officials Breakfast” on Monday, April 8, 2023, at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland aims to promote the well-being of the Jewish community, its members, and Jews throughout the world. The annual 2023 Public Officials Breakfast gather Federal, State and Local Public Officials to discuss legislative priorities and offer thanks for their support.

The breakfast also highlighted Stand Up to Jewish Hate, a national campaign designed to raise awareness about antisemitism and hatred against Jews.  All people are encouraged to post and share the Blue Square to stand up against intolerance. The initiative uses the blue square to represent the approximately 2.6 percent of Americans who call themselves Jewish – but who are on the receiving end of 55 percent of all religious-hate crimes.  Stand Up to Jewish Hate provides resources to educate the public about modern antisemitism and understand how they can take action and stand up against it.  Please click here to read the entire press release. 

From the left: South Euclid Mayor Georgine Welo, President at Opportunity Funds Association Shafron (Shay) Hawkins, Commissioner John Plecnik, Commissioner John R. Hamercheck, Commissioner Richard J. Regovich.